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prosphoron

[ Greek praws-faw-rawn; English pros-fuh-ron, -fer-uhn ]

noun

, Eastern Church.
  1. an uncut loaf of altar bread before it is consecrated.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of prosphoron1

< Greek prósphoron, noun use of neuter of prósphoros useful, fitting, derivative of prosphorá prosphora

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